Vaccinium corymbosum 'Emerald' Plant Patent #12,165Item #2152 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 10
Produces abundant crops of the largest Southern Highbush berries with a mild, sweet flavor. Its rounded, spreading bush habit make it a great landscape plant. Dependable in southern climates with a low chill requirement of 250 hours. Evergreen in warm climates.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
- CareCare InformationProvide an acidic, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season to maintain a deep, extensive root system. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing; feed with an acidic fertilizer.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.